Nov 3, 2012 10:00am EDT
! the election now three days away, anger and frustration continue to mount over the response to sandy. today, it is the tale of two remarkable lines, this for folks looking to fill up, as the shortage of gas leads to rational and more and these lines, folks lining up for early voting in florida. some waiting for four hours to vote. so far, more than 25 million americans have cast ballots in 34 states. we're on top of both, during the next two hours, with among others, louisiana republican governor bobby jindal on the storm after the storm, and we have former general electric ceo jack welch on the economic storm he sees brewing and congressman charlie rangel on the government's stormy response to sandy. and how it reverberates, first the latest for you on what is going on. forget the dollars, the sandy thing is turning dire, very dire. over 100 dead and the count expected to go higher as rescue workers reach the flooded homes and, mayor bloomberg predicting more bodies will be found and president obama holding a conference call with the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut. and,
Nov 10, 2012 10:00am EST
on september 11th, timeline. details next. power still al for thousands of victims of hurricane sandy. tempers are growing short. indeed, they are understandably short. bell live report for you on the recovery efforts on one island. we are joined in just moments. the. ♪ lou: president obama today announcing he plans to visit victims of hurrice center in new york next week. this, as patience is wearing thin in the most hard-hit areas in new jersey and new york where more than half a million homes and businesses remain still thout power. eleven days after the hurricane struck. fox news senior correspondent rick leventhal has our report. oceanside, new york. >> thirty years gone. just like that. >> reporter: trash trucks finally reached the town of oceanside on new york's long island for the first time since sandy 11 days ago. residents are still in the drk. >> no response from anybody, sanitation. should he turned the electric off, but the electric on. no direction. >> reporter: across the region hundreds of thousands of customers are still without power, heat, or answers. one long island util
Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
. wall street analysts saying the drop was the impact of superstore sandy in consumer uncertainty about the weak economy and the prospect of a steep dive off the fiscal clef. a wave of strikes and protest against government austerity programs in europe sweeping across spain, portugal, and greece today. labor unions have called those protests and other than as the largest since the start of the will or recession of 2008. but many economists say it will likely have no political impact says union members have become an increasingly small minority of european workers. the convent overall is suffering from purchased fatigued. the country can avoid its own fiscal cliff, with the only solution is to raise taxes on americans and businesses earning over $250,000 per year. a group of top ceos, they were encouraged. my next guest says rising tax rates will stifle business growth and cost jobs. good to have you with us. >> good to be here. lou: this president wants new taxes. that is a heck of an initial bargaining position. >> the president talks about tax rates. he wants tax rate increases, and t
Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
sandy and in corporate news, texas instruments gaining a fraction and announcing it will lay off about 1700 of its employees. about 5% of its workforce. overseas, officially knowledge acknowledging that they are back into recession. the economy shrinking. a 10 year on note shrinking. the housing market is improving, but obstacles still block a faster recovery. >> it seems likely this point that the pendulum has swung too far the other way. that overly tightened lending standards may now be preventing creditworthy borrowers from violent homes. thereby, slowing the revival of housing and keating economic recovery. lou: the good news is that i can do something about that. "the wall street journal" reported the federal housing administration has a $13.5 billion deficit. let me repeat that, $13.5 billion deficit. it is not official, but it is all but certain. oil giant bp and the justice department reaching a settlement over the deepwater horizon disaster in the gawker of the worst offshore oil spill in american history. bp oil agreed to pay $1.5 billion related to the death of 11 workers.